Further teacher talk (i.e., lectures, teacherled class discussions) has given way to
teacher-facilitated instruction, and with today's students, teacher talk really doesn'
t work anymore, unless it is supported by a broad array of tech applications ...
Author: William N. Bender
Publisher: Corwin Press
Make the painless transition from low tech to tech friendly! If you're just making the transition to tech, this is the resource for you. In understandable language, this book describes how exactly you can use tools like webquests, wikis, social networking apps, and podcasts to enhance your lessons and keep kids engaged. The authors put technology within your reach by: Framing each tool in the context of what you need to know Defining the tool in easy-to-understand language; there’s no tech-speak Guiding you through implementation step by step Providing sample lesson plans to get you started
Challenges in preparing tomorrow's teachers to use technology: Lessons to be
learned from research. ... Teachers Talk Tech reveals technology access and
professional development are driving improved teacher and student performance
Author: Keengwe, Jared
Publisher: IGI Global
Education in the 21st century is shifting focus from accessing and sharing information to designing active and collaborative learning environments which foster student engagement and critical thinking skills. Active learning features a hands-on, activity-based teaching approach during which students synthesize information and take joy in new discovery. The Handbook of Research on Learner-Centered Pedagogy in Teacher Education and Professional Development presents a comprehensive look into the methodologies and strategies necessary to establish classroom climates in which students feel free to question their preconceptions and express opinions. Featuring chapters from international researchers, this book is ideal for administrators, teachers, policy makers, and students of education.
It's hard to talk tech without talking about online safety and privacy, so it's always
a good time to chat about how technology that provides online connectivity
should be safely used. How do people act differently when using technology?
Author: Scott Steinberg
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
GIVE EDUCATION AND LEARNING A HIGH-TECH UPGRADE! In Teaching Technology, the first training guide for tomorrow’s educator, teachers and parents will discover a complete range of activities and workshops for integrating technology into the modern classroom and household. Suitable for grades K-12, tweens, teens, college and beyond, it offers a full set of tools for teaching online safety, privacy and positive high-tech usage. Featured programs cover: • Internet Access & Online Safety • Apps, Software & Web Services • Social Media & Social Networks • Computer Use & Screen Time • Responsibility & Digital Citizenship Compiling leading experts top hints, tips and advice into one essential educational workbook, Teaching Technology is a must-read for those hoping to bridge the generation gap. • High-Tech Classroom Activities for All Ages • Lesson Planning Tools: K-12 + College • Best Sites, Services & Tools • Expert Guides: Social Media, Safety & More • Workbooks: Communications and Privacy
Assistive listening devices, such as the Williams Sound Personal FM Listening
System, also allow the teacher and the eCoach to ... Language translation
systems, such as Talk System by Talk Technologies, have been used traditionally
Author: Marcia L. Rock
In this book, eCoaching pioneer Marcia Rock draws on best-practice research and decades of experience to offer a blueprint for professional development that maximizes teacher and student growth. The eCoaching Continuum for Educators provides teachers, administrators, and other school professionals a step-by-step guide to the four connected, coordinated components of technology-enabled professional development: (1) studying theory and practice to build knowledge of specific content and pedagogy; (2) observing theory and practice to aid in the transfer of new knowledge to classroom practice; (3) one-on-one coaching to give teachers the feedback they need to improve classroom practice; and (4) group coaching to build capacity for identifying and solving problems of professional practice. Rock offers a practical approach for putting professional development where it can do the most good—in the classroom. You'll learn Why technology is so well suited for authentic, job-embedded professional development How to cultivate a culture in which the eCoaching continuum can have the greatest impact Which technologies are the most useful for carrying out eCoaching in a variety of settings How to capture and evaluate the impact of eCoaching on teachers and students The eCoaching Continuum for Educators integrates best practice in coaching for professional development with a detailed account of how teachers and other school professionals can use today's technologies to improve their practice and ensure their students are fully engaged and learning.
models such as Professional Learning Communities, Collaborative Teacher
Leadership, and Action Research (DuPour & Eaker, ... as well as the week-long
Tech Matters Institutes which the NWP has offered since 2003 through their
nationally funded Tech Initiative. ... eluminate, googlegroups, nings, twitter, blogs,
wikis, podcasts, and moodles, to facilitate teachers talking to teachers about their
Author: Natalie Bernasconi
Teacher collaborative leadership on behalf of access to technological literacy for English Language Learners.
These specific changes are firstly: the change in the nature of schooling in the
first decades of this century due to digital or information communication
technologies (ICTs) and in particular; and secondly, the consequent impact on
Author: Jake Madden
This book is based on selected papers presented at the 2012 Teacher Education Dialogue staged in Coffs Harbour, Australia. The theme was "Innovation and New Ideas in Teaching and Teacher Education." With this theme in mind, chapter authors present various innovations and new ideas in teaching, teacher education and schooling related matters.